Writing to professionals: 7 tips for getting action

Getting professionals to listen to you when you need their help is a common battle for adoptive parents. To give your communication the best chance of being heard, try these 7 tips to make your letter or email as powerful as possible.… View Post

Letterbox contact: a template letter

The annual letterbox contact letter to your child(ren)’s birth family can be difficult to write. How do you sum up a year in a page or two? How much information do you share, and what do you withhold? Here’s an example, with a downloadable template you can use for yours.… View Post

Thankful Thursday

Welcome to another Thankful Thursday. This week, I have enjoyed… Reading The first few responses to the call for case studies for the self-care book. There’s still time if you’d like to be involved. Just note that I now have enough volunteers for the ‘sleep’ chapter, thanks, so please pick one of the others if they apply to you. In the next couple of weeks I’m especially looking for people who are… View Post